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capacity in the late 1990s when he was covering the charter of -- [inaudible] in los angeles as part of city government. i was chairing an elected commission in los angeles to revise the city charter, and i saw then that he not only was amazingly talented, but a reporter of enormous integrity. at one point he believed the los angeles times was not devoting nearly enough time to charter reform, it was important to the city, and according to los angeles weekly, he quit his position at the los angeles times in protest over this. he put his very job on the line because he believed in the importance of the story. he was then and is now an enormous star of the los angeles times. and as a result of that, the los angeles times decided to change it approach and gave tremendous attention to charter reform. i will always believe that charter reform succeeded in 1999 in los angeles because of what jim newton did and the covers of the l.a. times. a few years ago he mentioned to me he was planning to take some time off to do a biography of earl warren. i thought it was a great idea. and then i had
, the space shuttle endeavour, the latest on the spacecraft's grand tour of los angeles. >> and women in the bay area on the run. the cause that got them out as we speak. >> and good for them. as we start out with foggy skies and fog in the bay area, and where they go from there will be the subject of the weather when we come back after the break. miles above earth, hoping to make a . >>> all right. we are looking at live pictures right away. there will be an attempt to break a world record, break the sound barrier. extreme athlete felix baumgardner started his atent to 23-miles above earth and then he is going to jump. >> and what we have here is a view from way up high as they are on their way up to -- what is this, more than 20-miles. >> 20-miles above the earth. >> he is going up in a pressurized pap skull pulled by a 5 story helium balloon supposed to take three hours to climb through the stratosphere. he will jump into a near volume area up there with no oxygen to begin with. expected to be the fastest and furthest free fall from the highest point ever maned in a balloon. >>
by the los angeles riots, when that occurred, put me on the path toward public policy and understanding what it meant to have opportunities and not have opportunities in our various communities. >> why did you choose to live in san francisco? supervisor chu: i came to the area to pursue a master's degree in public policy at the uc- berkeley school. ever since then, i fell in love with what a wonderful area the bay area is. >> what motivated your interest in politics? supervisor chu: to be frank, i never saw myself in an elected position at all. i had grown up in southern california, and during the first day of the los angeles riots, my parents had their cars stolen at gunpoint. they were left out and had to pay someone $100 to get back to chinatown. it really influenced me. we had a restaurant at the time, and at the time, we were always worried, watching the news, to see whether or not the restaurant would be looted, whether or not it would go up in fire. that was something that was a big concern and worry for my family at the time. i remember thinking even at that age how important it was
. president obama is raising more cash in california today. last night at a star studded los angeles fundraiser the president joked about his lackluster debate performance following songs from katie perry and stevie wonder. >> they perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: the president also accused his opponent mitt romney of backing away from campaign promises. >> obviously the governor knows his $5 trillion tax cut isn't too popular so a few weeks before this election he's trying to pretend it doesn't exist. >> reporter: romney is in virginia today for a rally and what is being called a major foreign policy address. excerpts from the speech have already been released. romney wants a change of course in the middle east including tougher sanctions on iran and he'll call on the u.s. to work with other nations to arm rebels in syria with weapons that can defeat president bashir al assad's army. at a rally in florida, romney promised to be a strong international leader if elected. >> when i'm president i'll take the care it takes to rebuild our pri
at the bill graham auditorium. president obama attended fundraisers in los angeles yesterday. featuring a concert. the president took a jab at his own debate performance last week. he said while the singers are able to perform flawlessly night after night he can't always say the same. >>> mitt romney meantime scheduled to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia military institute. according to his prepared remarks, he will propose a new assertive role for the u.s. in syria, more sanctions on iran, and a change in the u.s. policy in the middle east. the republican nominee will portray president obama as a weak leader. >>> in overnight news back here in the bay area oakland police are investigating a shooting that happened just after 11:00 last night on church street. police say the victims showed up to the east mont police station in a car that was riddled with bullet holes. we don't know the victims condition this morning but so far no arrests have been made. >>> an investigation is under way after a body was found inside a car in east oakland. the body was found at about
and will be front and center in this week's president debate los angeles and that is one of the reasons why earlier this week, we sat down request with u.s. senator dianne feinstein. i asked her if anyone knows what happened at the consulate. >> i can this will you -- tell you. this i think we know what happens now. and there is no question it was a terrorist attack. there is no question about the security that it was nad "and i think there is no question we need to work on our intelligence. there were five prior attacks, including one on the british ambassador in libya and that is something that. >> to get a better grasp of and so that that doesn't happen again. >> and was there a cia or intelligence flaw? >> i think what happened was the director of national intelligence, which we called the dni, who is a very good individual, the former head of the defense agency, put out speaking points on the initial intelligence assessment. i think that was possibly a mistake. and i agree you have to take a good look as to whether our intelligence, particularly in the nine middle eastern countries, very troub
baumgartner was on the biggest high of his life. 128,000 feet in the air. in los angeles thursday felix baumgartner took us through a replay of his jump. >> that door opens up, what does that look like, what does it sound like? >> it's all about you and the effect of you standing there, you're the only person on the whole planet experiencing this moment. it's unique. >> he uttered four more words. and jumped into the stratosphere. >> everything looks great. what happened. you start to tumble right there. what does that feel like? >> it starts ramping up. now i have to come up with something. i had to find a solution. i only had 40 seconds because then it's all over. >> it's all over because he hit thicker air that would slow him down and prevent him from reaching the speed of sound. instead he regained control, free falling for four minutes and 20 seconds, hitting mach 1.24, 834 miles per hour. >> you get to the point where you're traveling at the speed of sound but you're also in this suit. so physically do you have a sense of how fast you're going? >> in the begi
as much as $40,000 a couple. coming up in ten minutes we will have more from los angeles on the president's visit there tonight. >>> san francisco's big weekend is just about to officially be over and everything appears to have gone smoothly from the blue angels to the niners and giants, the fair and music festival. monty francis has a wrap up of what has been a busy but fun weekend for most people. hello, monty. >> thank you. good evening. more than 1 million visitors spent part of the weekend in the city and there were no major problems with traffic. even the fog lifted delaying the blue angels by only an hour. from the blue angels to blue grass they came to san francisco this weekend. packing muni bus and filling city streets. >> crazy is what it is. this is what san francisco is all about. great weather, beautiful fall day. a lot of people. a lot of great energy. a lot of fun. arer the 39 ths annual astro street fair drew hundreds of the castro sdplit is wonderful. so many much going on in the city we can always use the money for the city coffers. >> reporter: in addition to fleet wee
angeles. traffic nightmare it was not. the mayor of los angeles was calling it carmegeddon two. today he called it a success. >> we are on track. thank you los angeles! once again, the ten-mile closure of the nation's busiest highway was a resounding success. >> similar to last year, many people stayed off the roads and the weekend traffic was light. the freeway is set to reopen on time tomorrow morning at 5:00. >>> there were two winning lotto tickets in this weekend's $28 million super lotto jackpot drawing. one of the winning tickets was sold at the ocean supermarket. the owner of the market gets $70,000 for selling the ticket. >> fortunate enough to have $14 million winner here at the ocean supermarket. we are very pleased with that. >> this is the first winner they have ever had. >> each of the winning tickets is worth about $10 million when you transfer it in to cash. >>> rob is here right now with a check on the forecast for us. it was hot today and it is going to get hotter? >> the thing tomorrow is we will start off even warmer than today. it is like a running start. in fact you
stow of course the fan beaten so badly in los angeles last season. there noise game tomorrow. game 3 is saturday. 5:07 at could america park in detroit. tigers down 2 nothing. we move on to some other news tonight as we continue here. body that washed ashore sunday on san mateo county beach now identified as a runaway missing since september. authorities say no indication as of yet that 16-year-old katie quee from richmond was murdered. but they do say the results of toxicology test not back for two week. >> in the mean time the fbi is helping petaluma police find this 15-year-old boy. it's believed justin may heading to new york to see someone he met on the internet. he has been missing three days after he and his father had a big argument. father tells us that agents have questioned the person in new york justin may going to meet. if you have any information on this young man please call the petaluma police medley. >>> south by police looking for this man. they say he's a serial bank robber wanted for 6 hold up since august campbell, san jose, los gatos and at sunnyvale ban
los angeles where a gunman has opened fire at a business and a nearby home. three people have died, two others are wounded. right now investigators are still searching for that shooter. >>> a neighbor describes the business as a family-owned fire extinguisher company. this is all happening in the city of downey, about 20 miles from los angeles. >>> good afternoon, everybody. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. >>> a big weather story developing right now. hurricane sandy could have a big impact on us. >> storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson is keeping a close eye on this. >> confidence has really been increasing with each computer models, guidance we look at. the storm system sandy, as a hurricane, could move very close to the east coast in that time period of the end of the weekend. and through the early part of next week. let's talk about it here. today, of course, w50e6 had clouds moving through. storm system right now far koun down to our south. you can see some of the northernmost part of the cloud shield hitting areas of southern florida right now. the position on
rape and pregnancy. wyatt andrews is on the story. and ben tracy in los angeles with an american hero. for him, there's no place like this home. >> you just push down and the cabinets come down. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. another patient injected with a tainted steroid has died of tiningitis. more than 300 cases have now been reported in 17 states and the centers for disease control says the outbreak is spreading. federal and state officials have s ened an investigations into new england compounding center, the pharmacy that's believed to veve shipped thousands of vials of a steroid that's used in clinics to treat pain. a many cases, the drug was contaminated with a deadly fungus which one investigator said was visible to the naked eye in some of the vials. we asked jim axelrod to find out more about the pharmacy known as n.e.c.c. >> reporter: state officials cceived a complaint last march bout the company that produced these tainted steroids. but health officials in assachusetts tell us they conducted what's
journey, winding its way through the streets of los angeles at 2 miles an hour. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >>> with all due respect that's a bunch of mularkey. not a single thing he says is accurate. first of all -- >> be specific. >> i will be very specific. >> the candidates clash at the vice presidential debate. >> i know you're under a lot of duress to milk up for lost ground, but i think it will be better served if we don't keep interrupting each other. >> smirking laughing smiling. >> i thought it was rude. >> he did everything but pat him on the head. paul ryan had a solid performance but he was always on defense. >> in terms of who dominated the debate, joe biden dominated. >> the key to winning one of these debates is to lower speculation expectations about your speaking skills and joe biden's been doing that for four years. >>> retired space shuttle "endeavour" is on its final journey this morning. >> to its final home at the california science center. >>> nobel peace prize of 2012 is
and volunteers. for cbs "this morning," john blackstone, los angeles. >>> it is time now to show you some of this morning's headlines. leon panetta warns united states is vulnerable to a cyber pearl harbor. hackers threaten to attack the power grid, financial networks and government. those hacksers are getting morography. >>> the "wall street journal" reports a slow down in job growth because some businesses are worried about the fiscal cliff. 1/3 of companies say they are not hiring right now because they don't know what congress is going to end up doing about taxes and spending. >>> there are 7 billion people in the world and the "los angeles times" says 6 billion of them now have a cell phone. the new report says only 2.3 billion people in the world have internet access. >>> the "the washington times" says a giant panda cub died last month at the national zoo because of underdeveloped lungs and liver damage. officials say it is possible that the female cub was born prematurely because its lungs were not fully developed. they are optimistic >> this national weather report sponsored by m
was taken to the hospital. the so-called carmageddon 2 in los angeles is going off without a hitch. well, almost. take a look at this. a huge piece of the bridge being demolished suddenly fell. workers had to high tail it out of there in a hurry. luckily no one was hurt. the closed ten-mile stretch of 405 freeway is on schedule to reopen early monday morning. >>> just ahead, the big delivery the post office will not make tonight that could get it in some hot water. and two northern californians are big winners in the lottery. where the winning tickets were bought. and plus the excessive heat watch called off, but it's still going to be warm. leigh glaser is coming up with the forecast. >> coming up the sports. europe came radioing back from four points down in today's singles matches at the ryder cup. what a finish we a government agency that pledges to deliver no matter what will fail to deliver a huge payment tonight. postal service has admitted it will default on a $5.6 billion payment for the second month in a row. the payment is due at midnight. >>> a stunning image from the bay are
facilities in los angeles, talair ri and -- 3 people in six states came down with fungal meningitis and five died. >> i haven't be safely giving end epidural steroid injections for 22 years. >> the symptoms include a slurred speech, trouble walking, fever, nausea and severe headache. >>> american is blamed for a shooting at a hotel. police say an american man grabbed a hotel security guard's gun and began firing in to a crowded dining room. he killed a kitchen worker before police shot him dead. police say the gunman had been working at the hotel as part of a work study program that brings jews to israel. he identified only as a 23 year old man from new york, the shooting happened in the red sea resort city, packed with people now on holiday. >>> intense search in the lake tahoe area for an inmate who escaped hours before he was due in prison. he was granted a 3-hour release to take care of personal business before he was transferred from jail to prison. he asked to be driven to a hospital in south lake tahoe and he took off. he was due in prison on charges of spousal battery. >>> story y
of $100 million. to get these charging stations in throughout the bay area and down the coast to los angeles. they sold 5000 electric cars and they want to keep expanding. problem, permits. some people are making it hard, some cds are making it too difficult to get these charging stations up and running. we will deal with that city by city and we will have success. secondly, the utility's charge various fees to set up and provide the electricity. we want to make sure that it is cost recovery and to not be unreasonable. we meet with them if their problem and we react. through the public utilities commission, through local regulation, we react and try to do everything we can to solve problems. if you are talking about deals like if you come to california, we will pay 7000 for any job, we have a little bit of that but it is hard to pay people for their business activities. we do not have enough money. they're doing that all over the state. cutting deals. we are doing that in some respects. it is our race. how does michigan spent so much subsidy attracting -- michigan is not doing that w
is in los angeles tonight. his first stop on a two day trip to the state. mr. obama has three events in la including a rally featuring george clooney, stevie wonder and jennifer hudson. 9 of those visits on this trip. tomorrow president obama will attend a campaign fundraiser at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. final bay area visit before the election. already raised more than $30 million in california. earlier in the day, he'll be in the central valley to announce caesar should have ez national -- chavez national monument. >>> battleground state of florida. he was confident he will win florida and move into the white house in january. later he stopped by a seafood restaurant to shake hands and pick up take out. >>> food labeling is the subject of a controversial initiative on the november november ballot. proposition 37 would require food -- both sides discussed the issue on cbs 5 this morning. supporters of proposition 37 say genetic engineering forces insec at this sized into food. opponents argue the fda says genetically engineered foods are safe to eat. >> geneticall
on the president's visit including a report from los angeles at 11:00. >>> the republican presidential nominee myths drew the largest crowd ever on a swing through the battleground state of florida. romney is
. temperatures are looking like this, cooler than average in los angeles with a high of 20 degrees on your thursday. meanwhile, another chilly day for you in winnipeg with a high of only 7. and out towards the east, below average along the eastern seaboard, 14 degrees in new york city. down towards the south, warming up to 31 in houston and 28 in oklahoma city. all right, that's it for me now, and here's your extended forecast. >>> that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. hope you join us again.
to tell about it thanks to a survival trick. it happened north of los angeles. the 50-year-old woman was walking her dogs yesterday when she surprised a black bear and her cubs. the bear swiped at her and she fell down an embankment. she played bed. the bear lost interest and wandered away. >> i'm not surprised there's lots of bears around here. i have seen them. i have never had any issues. >> state fish & game authorities say the bear does pose a threat to humans and if they catch it they will put it down. there have been 15 confirmed bear attacks in california since 1980. >>> somebody to keep in mind when on train runs in the hills. >> my concern is mountain lions. this is a good time tomorrow to use your sunday effectively to look around, perhaps the gutters need a little bit of cleaning, because we do have rain in the forecast. it's live, it's our cbs 5 weather camera. official sunout is at 6:24. getting a hill glare off the camera lens there. otherwise, we currently have clear skies at the coast. air temperature very odd, santa rosa at 76, that confirms the relative humidity is
de prima in 2009. and he moved to san francisco in the early '70s from los angeles, but really has become embedded in the mission district. and i know that supervisor campos is going to make a couple of remarks in a moment. alejandro, i know, is a great teacher at san francisco state where i taught many years. his students see him as a mission visionary. he's also someone that works collectively with other poets. i pulled this off my shelf, alejandro from 1975 from third world communications with the intro by maya angelou. [speaker not understood]. you were an early leader in bringing together communities. i also wanted to say that as you were honored at [speaker not understood] in july, i was very proud to be there with many san francisco state people, some from the third world strike, some that came after. it was just an honor to be there with you as mayor ed lee and the whole arts establishment kind of acknowledged you as our poet laureate. and i know at that ceremony you also said that you expect to see 11 of us here to at some point at roll call really follow-up roll call wi
thursday. down towards the south. looking nice and comfortable in los angeles. 21. you may see some showers, from tuesday night into your wednesday night. finally, let's go over to -- lots of things going on. moderate to heavy rain. strong wind, over, southern finland and baltimorec states. toward russia. the northcoast of poland. back behind it, a large, low-pressure system is approaching from the atlantic it is going to produce stormy weather, the northern half of the iberian peninsula by wednesday night. temperatures are looking quite mild, despite the rain in lisbon, 27 degrees. meanwhile, looking comfortable. 15 in london. 27 in paris. toward the east. dropping into single digitsen moscow as well as stockholm. that's it for me now. here is your extended forecast. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> that's all for now on this edition of "newsline." i am yuko aotani in tokyo. we'll be back at the top of the hour, so do join us then. tha thank you very much for watching.
. >>> a massachusetts man faces charges for bringing a smoke grenade through the los angeles international airport. he was on his way home to boston from japan. federal agents say the 28-year-old man was wearing a bullet-proof vest and flame retardant pants when he was taken into custody at the airport on friday. they say he had the smoke grenade and other weapons in his luggage. federal officials tell abc news they are not under the impression that harris was a terrorist. he made his first court appearance on tuesday. a detention hearing is set for friday. >>> closer to home, a fairfax man is facing a weapons charges for bringing a loaded gun to reagan national airport. tsa agents found the gun in the man's carry-on bags on friday as he tried to go through the security checkpoint. police confiscated the .9 millimeter semiautomatic pistol, the ammunition, and the magazine. they cited the passenger and allowed him to continue on his flight to dallas. >>> good news for concerned redskins fans. rg3 will be back on the field today, but that is in guarantee he will be able to play on sunday. the rookie qua
for fundraising concert. he spoke to thousands at the nokia theater in los angeles last night. he came on stage after performances. he says he marvels at how they performed flawlessly night after night but cannot say the same for himself, poking finance at his performance in the debate with mitt romney. more on the latest poll coming up. >>> fleet week wraps up today with tours of ships from the u.s. navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. they start at 9:00 this morning, will draw big crowds. weekend performances by the blue angels, america's cup and hardly strictly bluegrass festival drew massive crowds to san francisco. bart ridership hit record highs saturday over 319,000, compared to normal 200,000. topped the record set in september 2007 when the bay bridge was closed for three sporting events. [ unintelligible ] >>> boy was the weather cooperating over the weekend. >> you cannot have asked for any better in terms of viewing blue angels. >>> definitely beautiful over the weekend nice to see san francisco and the bay area shine so much on so many different channels, football, the americ
. the president attended fundraisers in los angeles yesterday following a concert featuring john bob joe i have, stevey wonder and jennifer hudson. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney is scheduled to deliver sam foreign policy -- deliver a foreign policy speech today. the changes romney said he would make in middle east policy. >>> early voting in california. if you want to vote early head to your county election office. most offices will be closed today because of columbus today. ballots for those voting by mail will be sent tomorrow. 32 states and the district of columbia offer some form of early voting. >>> u.s. park police officers shot at a would-be car thief who is accused of trying to run him over. it started at 6:30 saturday night when officers saw the suspect trying to steal a car on lincoln boulevard. investigators say the suspect jumped into a tan buick that was waiting nearby and drove toward the officer. the police are looking for that vehicle. >>> a judge will soon decide whether or not to postpone pg&e pipeline hearings. the ongoing hearings follow the deadly explosio
is in los angeles where there is plenty of pain at the pump. so, 50 cents in a week. what is going on? >>reporter: you are right. the president was down the secret from where we are and he drove by the gas stations headed through the state. i can tell you from northern california to southern california yesterday, no matter where you look, you will find prices like this and then a car obscuring the sign but it is $4.99 for regular. others, for regular, it $5.29 and even up to $5.49. it is difficult for a lot of drivers in california. three reasons: one, supply; two, the supply is tied to demand," several of the refineries in california are off line. the refineries make the special blend of gas that california requires that you can not buy from outside state line. when you talk to drivers at good station they sure do feel the pain. take a listen. >> i have never seen gas prices anywhere near this. it is outrageous. shocking. i have a last driving to do. >> i spent almost $70 and it will only last a week. >> it takes forever to get them back down again. it is ridiculous. >> in response,
romney taking on our enemies no matter where nay nest. >> jennifer: joining me from los angeles is current tv's always outspoking stephanie miller. "talking liberally" can be seen each weekend morning at 9:00 eastern, pacific. and here inside our "war room" is strategist donnie fowler. let me start with donnie. donnie, the big bird thing, with all of its problems why would the obama campaign make an ad about big bird. >> i don't know. it is the hottest thing on facebook right now. >> jennifer: it is funny. >> it is hilarious, but other people are funnier than politicians usually. >> jennifer: like stephanie miller for example. stephanie, what -- you guys -- on your show this morning, maybe a little bit early, because what do you read is the mood among progressives from the ground? >> a lot of times, feel like a hostage negotiator, just stay calm. >> jennifer: it's a therapy session. >> we knew this was going to be a tight race, and that being said, but a lot of them are sort of all over the place, and, you know, the battlegrounds are still obviously going
, right? >> pete: that's great. >> steve: joining us now from los angeles, howie long and terry bradshaw. good morning to both of you. >> gretchen: you would have kept the money, wouldn't you? that's what you're laughing about? >> no, no. we were thinking if terry could bring one of these big gals to one of those beer things. >> gretchen: bring one of those what? >> big gals. [ laughter ] >> steve: jerry -- >> gretchen: i'll run the race with you, terry. >> steve: are you offering to run one of those races like we just saw on the great state of maine where the husbands carry their wives so that they can win the big beer award? >> i don't have a wife. you know what i mean. if i did, i don't think i would be getting 500 pounds of beer, whatever. my gal has to be small. i got a bad backers my man. >> steve: got to be small. >> gretchen: so first of all, hats off to you for being up at 4:30 a.m. los angeles time after your big day yesterday. you guys, you got it going on. >> we're good. >> gretchen: okay. >> thanks for having us. >> gretchen: great. we want to get your thoughts on this becau
in los angeles after holding two fundraisers in the city last night. he's got three more in san francisco today. and we learned over the weekend that the obama campaign brought in 1$181 million in september. the largest one-month haul of this campaign. 6,000 obama supporters paid at least $250 each to join the president at a star-studded concert in downtown los angeles. the lineup included katy perry, stevie wonder, jon bon jovi and jennifer hudson. president obama praised them all while poking fun at himself. >> and everybody here is incredible professionals. they're such great friends. and they just perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: it was the first public acknowledgment that his debate performance wednesday night might not have been the strongest. earlier sunday on "face the nation" campaign strategist david axelrod admitted the president wasn't completely happy with his showing. >> the president is his harshest critic. without getting into detail, i think you can assume that he's reviewed the tape. and it will inform -- it will inform how
's still lowly making it's way through the streets of los angeles. it's now expected to arrive at about 9:00, in three hours, looks like the delay isn't enough. stephanie stanton has more. >> thousands of exciting fans lined the streets for day two of the spaceshuttles slow crawl through the streets of l.a. >> at top speeds of 2 miles per hour, officials navigated the shuttle through the city, carefully avoids streets, street signs, and even buildings. >> why did you want to see it? >> because it looks big, cool. >> huge, really huge, it's cool because it was in space. >> they face one of their myself difficult endeavors yet. the shuttle made it's first stop for a special ceremony. >> endeavor is a view national treasure, and i'm extremely pleased to welcome it here to this home. >> after the delay and challenges, fans were treated to a special musical performance. it's new home will be the california science center, where officials hope it will inspire future generations of astronauts. >>> and naval officials are trying to figure out how two ships collided. a navy submarine hit another s
be hard-pressed to find that price in much of los angeles. in fact right here behind me you can see this gas station 4.99 for regular, 5.19 for premium. just down the street, the gas there is 5.39 for regular unleaded. across los angeles, in fact, i drove down the state yesterday from northern california to southern california, no matter where you drive, you're finding gas prices in the high 4s for regular unleaded. people are not happy at all. take a listen to some of the people that we have bumped into about how these gas prices are so extreme. >> just jump them up real quick and it takes forever to get them back down. pretty ridiculous. >> $10 in gas doesn't even give me a quarter of a tank. it's really out of control. i mean it is almost 5 bucks a gallon. >> -- [inaudible] -- due to increase of gas prices. they have been increasing. i can't afford it. >> so these gas prices aren't expected to come down any time soon. why are they so high? there's a couple of reasons according to to experts in the field and those who own the refineries and gas stations. they say one california ha
appearance before next month's election. the president spent the night in los angeles after an appearance before a roomful of stars last night. he used their performances to make light of his own in last week's debate. >> they just perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> he was referring to singers who took the stage before him. >>> this morning, president obama will visit ke. ne near bakersfield where the home of farm labor leader cesar chavez is being made a national monument. the president will arrive at sfo about 1:40 this afternoon. he has a private fundraising dinner in san francisco then a public concert and rally at bill graham civic auditorium. the president had spend the night in san francisco. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney will deliver a speech in virginia calling for the u.s. to take a more assertive role in syria, put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. with a month to go to the election national polls show the race for the white house is tightening. >>> right now california is the most expensive place fo
-party rule. the space shuttle "endeavour" has begun a final, slow-motion journey across los angeles to its new home at the california science center. the retired shuttle left los angeles international airport shortly after midnight, crawling along on a giant carrier. crowds gathered along the way, hoping to catch a glimpse of the spectacle. at two miles an hour, endeavour" will need two days to make the 12-mile trip. in advance, crews raised utility lines and cut down 400 trees to make way for the five-story-tall spaceship and its 78-foot wingspan. wall street has closed out a tough week, its worst since june. the dow jones industrial average managed a gain of just two points today to close at 13,328. the nasdaq fell five points to close at 3,044. for the week, the dow lost 2%; the nasdaq fell nearly 3%. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: the nobel peace prize was awarded to a group of a half-billion people today; more specifically, the european union. ray suarez has the story. >> suarez: the announcement caused a stir in oslo this morning. >> the no
an arsenal of weapons that were found on a passenger who was arrested at los angeles airport. the 28-year-old man was traveling from japan to boston. during that layover in l.a. on friday, he was found wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying luggage that contained a smoke grenade, by biohazard suit and weapons. the man is not cooperating. they don't, however, believe he's linked to any terror group. >>> there's a warning tonight for drivers, thousands of cars might be out on the roads with counterfeit air bags. the national highway traffic safety administration said the counterfeit bags look legit, but they might not inflate properly. or at all in an accident. the problem affects almost every major car brand. drivers who purchased a used car, or drivers who had their air bags replaced at repair shops not affiliated with a dealership should get their vehicles checked immediately. >>> there is a recall that parents of very young children need to know about. the graco wood high chair is being recalled. the seat oon the chair can loosen or detach. there have been reports of nine children fall
ride it out, together. in tyson's corner, adam tuss, news4. >>> los angeles is known for its slow traffic. there's one ride through the streets of l.a. that will only reach a top speed of 2 miles an hour. we'll take a look. >>> the government is concerned about a safety issue on a car you may be driving. we'll tell you about that. >>> and we go to doug at nats park. >> is it a car that i'm driving, vince? >> let's hope not. >> okay, good. just wanted to make sure. the fans already arriving. we're still two hours from game time. the fans here, the nationals taking batting practice. a cold night. [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> a safety
eliminates the los angeles angels, a team many thought would make the playoffs and perhaps the world series with all that talent, the addition of pujols and mike trout. the a's within one game of the rangers in the west with two to go. >>> coming up at the top of the hour on "morning joe," highlights of the debate between scott brown and democratic challenger elizabeth warren. the crew bats it around in a few minutes. >>> we'll huddle around the water cooler to watch arnold explain to jon stewart what compelled him a write a tell-all book and dredge up all this business for his family. we'll be right back. bob, these projections... they're... optimistic. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. >>> we told you at the top of the show that republican senator scott brown and his democratic challenger, elizabeth warren, faced off last night in massachusetts i
as much adds $200 million a year to fraud. the los angeles times reports that truckloads of recycling come into california. and that the state pays the refunds even though it never got the deposit. also some recycling programs collect on the same containers multiple times. governor brown signed a law last month to help stop the fraud. >>> the san francisco board of supervisors is scheduled to decide the fate of suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi this week. the board is expected to decide tuesday on whether mirkarimi should keep his job. there are 11 members on the board. nine of them must vote against mirkarimi in order to permanently remove him from office. >>> shoppers in san francisco can aim for a new target this week after hiring about 300 people. the new target store opens wednesday downtown. called city target it will take up the entire second floor of the complex. it's smaller than other targets, one of eight urban style stores planned across the country and it'll open earlier than other locations at 7:00 a.m. to give commuters a chance to shop before work. >>> the big weekend in san
in los angeles last night. he used their performances to make light of their own in last week's debate. >> they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. [ laughter ] >> the president was referring to singer's katy perry and jennifer hudson who sang before him. >>> this morning president obama will visit keen near bakersfield near the home of farm labor leaper cesar chavez is being made a national monument. the president will arrive at sfo at 1:40 this afternoon with a private fundraiser this afternoon and then a rally at civic auditorium and will spend the night in san francisco. >>> governor romney is rallying in virginia saying it's time to change course in the middle east and accusing president obama of passive leadership in the world. >> when i'm president i will take the care that it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles that made america so strong. >> romney calls for the u.s. to take a more assertive role in syria to put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. with a month to go before the election, national
the -- the president spoke at the nokia theater in los angeles. he says he marvels at how performers perform flawlessly night after night but cannot say the same for himself poking fun at his performance in last week's debate. >>> you don't have to wait until november to vet early voting in california starts today by law vote by mail begins 29 days before the election you can go to your y elections office and cast bail lot today is columbus day that means some officials will be closed. >>> treat week wraps up today with tours of ships from the navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. they start 9:00 this morning, will likely draw big crowds until they close 4:00 this afternoon. weekend performances by the blue angels, and other events drew massive crowds to san francisco, bart ridership hit record highs. saturday well over 2319,000 -- well over 319,000 riding bart. >>> we have a live report from the new york stock exchange straight ahead. dow starting off, off 44 points. >>> relief could be on the way for sky high gas prices. >>> 57° this morning warming to 63° by the time those big gourds some may
. i think that los angeles county they spent $9,000 per student in public school system. the average cost of private school $6,000. i support the voucher system that allow the parents to put the children in charter schools, private schools, what we cannot escape is that the school system is broken, again, let's ask the senator, why did the senator support, why did the senator oppose legislation that one of his fellow democrats proposed that would remove dangerous teachers that were convicted of crimes from the classroom and from the public roles? i would like to know the answer to that. >> thank you. mr. leno. >> the 47 out of 50 states figure that miss dillan used is not in educational out comes it is in per pupil. we rank 47th. >> as a result we rank 50 as the number of counselors and the number of nurses in our schools and the number of libranias in. you get what you pay for. >> our state has been starved for cash for the past ten years as a result of tax cuts the state could not afford that the prior governor put on the credit cards. we need to provide significantly more funding
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